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NORMANDY, England (AP) — Britain's health and safety agency said yesterday there was a strong probability that a foot-and-mouth outbreak in southern England originated at a vaccine lab and was spread by human movement.
The District's Medicaid office is conducting an industrywide audit of medical-equipment dealers that received a combined $12 million from the city amid a law-enforcement investigation into several top providers.
NORMANDY, England — Tests have confirmed a second outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease southwest of London, Britain's environment secretary said today, raising fears the highly contagious virus could spread to herds across southern England.
LONDON (AP) — Michael Fordham remembers all too well the ravages of the foot-and-mouth epidemic that swept Britain in 2001 — millions of cattle destroyed and a personal financial burden almost impossible to bear.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anything made by McDonald's tastes better, preschoolers said in a study that powerfully demonstrates how advertising can trick the taste buds of young children.
ANNAPOLIS — The state nursing board is refunding hundred of thousands of dollars to nurses and nursing assistants after a legislative inquiry found it collected fees without authority.
BERLIN (AP) — A woman who had a pencil lodged in her head for 55 years after a childhood accident has finally had most of it removed, which should end her chronic headaches and nosebleeds, her doctor said today.
How best to curb fraud and abuse in the Medicaid and Medicare programs? It's a multibillion-dollar question. State and federal prosecutors say they are bracing to crack down on the problem, and stepping up enforcement means increased resources.